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COVID 19: MY ORAL HEALTH

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With recent emergence of novel virus COVID -19 pandemic, many dental offices across the country are closed down while some are already postponing non emergency dental treatment. Hence, it's more important to keep good oral health home care.
HOME CARE FOR GOOD ORAL HEALTH Always wash your hands before and after any personal dental care.Brush twice daily with flouride containing toothpaste and medium textured tooth brush.Brush your tongue regularly. Check hereFloss a dayEat a well - balanced diet for oral and general health well being.Include detergent food in your diet for cleansing and health oral cavity.Limit frequency of snackingLimit sugary drinks like soda and fruit juices which can be harmful to teeth surfaces.Drink plenty of waterAvoid smokingUse of Mouth guard for contact sport

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR MOUTH




  • Brush your mouth effectively and properly.
  • Use the right technique to brush your teeth.
  • Brush twice daily, morning and night.
  • Make sure you brush the front, back and the occlusal surface of the teeth, remember to brush the tongue and palate.
  • Cut down acidic food consumption  and remember to rinse your mouth immediately after their consumption.
  • Reduce the consumption of sugary things like coke, biscuits, gum and chocolate.
  • Eat sugary things only in between meal.
  • Do not use tooth pick, it does more harm than good, but use dental floss interdentally.
  • Visit the dentist immediately if you notice any anomaly/discomfort in your mouth.
Don’t hesitate to contact me for further clarification, Dr. Odeyemi Kolade
Project Smile 32 Senior facilitator
0906-1999-927.

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